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the victims

updated: 05.18.20
pick-up truck, 1974 ford courier:
Wesley MacIntire, 56, Gulfport, FL.
the only survivor. died: 10.14.89

car, 1980 chevrolet citation:
Doris Carlson, 42, Pinellas Park, FL.
John J. Carlson, 47, Pinellas Park, FL.

car, 1979 chevrolet nova:
Leslie Coleman Jr., 52, St. Petersburg

car, 1980 ford fairmont:
Charles L. Collins, 40, Tampa, FL.

car, 1975 ford ltd 4-door:
Harry Dietch, 68, St. Petersburg, FL.
Hildred Dietch, 73, St. Petersburg, FL.

car, 1976 chevrolet el camino:
James A. Pryor, 42, Seminole, FL.

car, 1979 vw scirocco:
Delores E. Smith, 50, Pennsville, N.J.
Robert S. Smith, 37, Pennsville, N.J.

26 on the greyhound bus:
Michael J. Curtin, 43, Apollo Beach, FL., driver
Duane P. Adderly, 21, Miami, FL.
Alphonso Blidge, 22, Miami, FL.
Myrtle Brown, 58, St. Johns, Newfoundland
Willis L. Brown, 57, St. Johns, Newfoundland
John H. Callaway Jr., 19, Miami, FL.
Laverne L. Daniels, 20, Miami, FL.
Sandra L. Davis, 34, McIntosh, FL.
Sharon Dixon, 21, Miami, FL.
Brenda J. Green, 19, Miami, FL.
Robert D. Harding, 63, Glen Falls, N.Y.
Gerda Hedquist, 92, Charlotte Harbor, FL.
Aubrey R. Hudson, 62, St. Johns, Newfoundland
Phyllis Hudson, 58, St. Johns, Newfoundland
Louise T. Johnson, 59, Cataula, Georgia
Yvonne Johnson, 22, Perrine, FL.
Horace V. Lemmons, 47, Kings Mountain, N.C.
Lillian T. Loucks, 69, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Louis Lucas Jr., 62, Dolomite, Alabama
Marguerite L. Mathison, 82, St. Petersburg, FL.
Tawanna K. McClendon, 20, Palmetto, FL.
Manesha McGarrah, 7 months, Tallahassee, FL.
Wanda S. McGarrah, 24, Tallahassee, FL.
Ann Pondy, 57, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Melborne L. Russell, 38, Chicago, Il.
Woodrow Triplett, 33, Bainbridge, Ga.

non-bus rider, but listed as one in a news article:
Mel Buck, 37, got on the bus in Chicago?

almost victims

1976 buick skylark stopped short on the broken end:
Dick Hornbuckle, 60, St. Petersburg, FL., dies
Jim Crispin, 61, St. Petersburg, FL.
Anthony Gattus, 62, Clearwater, FL., award
Kenneth Holmes, 40, St. Petersburg, FL.

on the ship, summit venture

John Lerro, 37, harbor pilot.
Sit Hau Po, deck hand, lookout
Lok Ling Ming, carpenter, lookout
 

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